5 Must Have FREE Health Fair Vendors


Category: Corporate Wellness

Last week, we blogged about vendors that employers should include at their company health fairs.  The vendors listed in the post cost money so for the budget-constrained organizations, this post is focused on free vendors that employers can bring to their health fairs.  One of the greatest things about health fairs is that you can… Read more »

5 Must Have Health Fair Vendors


Category: Corporate Wellness

Health fairs are a great way to bring employees together and educate them on the benefits that your company can provide for them as well as enhance awareness about healthy living.  This facilitates a culture of health in the workplace, which supports happier, healthier, and more productive employees.  We greatly enjoy assisting our clients with… Read more »

2/3 Of Employees Rank Health And Wellness Perks Number One


Category: Corporate Wellness

A recent survey by One Medical Group found that two out of three full-time professionals prefer better health and wellness benefits than other types of perks.  This means that employers looking to attract and retain the best talent should focus on expanding benefits in health and wellness before investing in other perks.  The good news… Read more »

NPR Survey Sheds Light On Workplace Stress


Category: Corporate Wellness

A recent survey by the National Public Radio, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health revealed a number of insights on employees’ perceptions of health problems, experiences, issues, and challenges in the workplace.  The survey focused on the United States and sought to answer seven questions: What relationship do adults… Read more »

Survey: Wellness Tops Priority List For Employers, Over ACA


Category: Corporate Wellness

A survey from HUB International revealed that more employers ranked wellness (83%) and cost management (76%) as a top priority than ACA compliance (60%).  The study focused on small and middle market companies by surveying 400 senior-level human resource and finance executives from companies with 50 to 1,000 employees.  Broken down further by employer size,… Read more »

Fitbit Talks Employee Health With U.S. Congress


Category: Corporate Wellness

Vice President and General Manager at Fitbit Wellness, Amy McDonough, testified before a congressional hearing last week in a session entitled “Innovations in Health Care: Exploring Free-Market Solutions for a Healthy Workforce”.  As the leader of Fitbit’s corporate wellness product, McDonough is able to share a number of insights on the state of employee health.  Below are… Read more »

School District Broadens Definition Of VOI For Employee Health


Category: Corporate Wellness

A recent post discussed how half of employers were using at least one value on investment (VOI) measure to track success, including employee engagement (30%), turnover (22%), absenteeism (18%), productivity (17%), and recruitment/referral rates (13%).  This is nearly doubled the amount (28%) of employers tracking the return on investment (ROI) for their employee wellness programs. … Read more »

Outcome-Based Wellness Programs See Sharp Decline


Category: Corporate Wellness

A survey conducted by the National Business Group on Health showed that 24% of employers reported including outcome-based incentives in their wellness programs.  This is a sharp decline from the 44% that said they incentivized employees to lose weight, quit smoking, or achieve other health-oriented goals.  The sharp drop in outcome-based programs leads to the question… Read more »

Most Employers Tracked VOI Measures For Wellness Programs


Category: Corporate Wellness

A survey from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans discovered that 28% of organizations are tracking the return on investment (ROI) for their employee wellness programs.  This is in contrast to the modern value on investment (VOI) perspective that continues to become more popular as an assessment methodology.  Half of the surveyed organizations were… Read more »

What To Do With Savings From Cutting Wasteful Wellness Spending


Category: Corporate Wellness

When speaking with employers, we often get asked the question: “You’re telling us to cut so many of the wellness programs we currently offer.  What do you suggest we do instead?”  It would be easy to propose that they just save the money, but that is giving up on the original strategy that drove them… Read more »